Snowflake Oak-leaved Hydrangea
Botanical Name: Hydrangea quercifolia 'Snowflake'
Common Name: Snowflake Oak-leaved Hydrangea
Height: 7-8' Spread: 5-6' Habit/Form: weeping Growth Rate: medium Zone: 5-9
Cultural Requirements: Prefers part shade with adequate moisture; average soil; benefits from being mulched.
Ornamental Characteristics: Weeping form with exfoliating bark adds interest; large, 12-15" flower heads of intricate double-flowered blossoms that take on purplish-pink hues as they dry; medium to dark green oak-shaped leaves turn outstanding burgundy-red fall color.
Uses in the Landscape: Excellent for drying and displaying as a specimen plant in the garden.